Surgical Care Affiliates

  • Clinical Lead PreOp/PACU

    Job Location US-IL-Naperville
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    SCA, a leader in the outpatient surgery industry, strategically partners with health plans, medical groups and health systems across the country to develop and optimize surgical facilities. SCA operates more than 210 surgical facilities, including ambulatory surgery centers and surgical hospitals, in partnership with approximately 7,500 physicians. For more information on SCA, visit


    Facility Description:


    Naperville Surgical Centre, a freestanding ambulatory surgery facility, is owned by DuPage Medical Group, Surgical Care Affiliates, Inc. and Advocate Network Services (an affiliate of Advocate Health Care). The center began providing outpatient surgical services in October of 1993. Naperville Surgical Centre is a Multi-Specialty Surgical Center in Naperville, IL with 4 OR's, 5 private pre-op rooms, 8 Phase I recovery spaces and 8 private rooms in Phase II recovery. Specialties include ENT, General, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, Plastics, Podiatry, and urology.

    Accountabilities / Responsibilities

    The Clinical Lead is responsible for all aspects of nursing care delivery in the facility. Assumes responsibility as Department Manager of preop/PACU Departments. The clinical lead is also responsible for the Quality Improvement/Risk Management Program for the center and Education Coordinator for the facility, as well.  Assumes some responsibility of the Facility CEO in his/her absence. As a Registered Nurse, the clinical lead is also responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and coordinating patient care from admission to discharge.




    • Maintains surgical services as assigned, in accordance with written policies and in compliance with various regulatory and accrediting agencies and is responsible for quality patient care.
    • Assists with the development and monitoring of the standards of assigned areas pertaining to the operating room, sterilization and decontamination, and corresponding ancillary areas.
    • Responsible for efficient and effective patient care and quality improvement.
    • Helps in determining goals for assigned area and effectively manages resources to achieve the goals.
    • Maintains a collegial relationship with physicians to ensure quality patient care.
    • At the direction of the Facility CEO, maintains an adequate inventory for assigned area, including, but not limited to, equipment and supplies.
    • Assists in recruitment, selection, training, supervision, and retention of operating room/corresponding ancillary area employees.
    • Assists with staffing assigned area and performing daily operational processes. Finish
    • Responsible for fostering an environment that promotes staff growth and development.
    • Supervises and adheres to Surgery Center policies, procedures, and safety programs.
    • Participates in Quality Committee(s), Medical Leadership Committee, as requested, and/or assigned. 
    • Proactively seeks to continuously improve patient care and operations.
    • Exhibits competency in performing all functions of assigned area or duties.
    • Responsible for other functions as assigned by the Facility CEO


    • Graduated from an accredited school of nursing with a current IL state nursing license.
    • Experience in a PACU department or post-recovery surgical experience required.
    • At least two (2) to five (5) years of nursing and management experience in a hospital or ambulatory surgery center is desired.
    • Successful completion of Basic Life Support (BLS)/Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) within 90 days of employment or documentation of current BLS/BCLS certification.

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